Hamad International Airport has soft opened,
with the following 10 airlines now operating fully from it: Biman
Bangladesh Airlines, flydubai, Air Arabia, Iran Air, Air India
Express, Yemenia, Pakistan International Airlines, Syrian
Airlines, Pegasus Airlines and Nepal Airlines.
Qatar Airways will
move its entire hub operations to Hamad International Airport on
27 May 2014.
Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer, Mr.
Akbar Al Baker said, “It is a historic moment, not
only in the history of our airline, but for the State of Qatar ... Today’s highly anticipated
opening of the new airport signifies to the world that Doha is now
ready to open its doors for passengers to experience an airport
that transforms the travel experience, and it is with much
excitement that we await the move of all Qatar Airways flights to
this new facility on the 27th May.”
accommodate 30 million passengers annually, rising to 50 million
upon full completion, the airport covers an area of 29 sq kms and
is 60% built on land reclaimed from the Persian Gulf.
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